How moms reacted to turning 40

Turning 40 is one of the most noted milestones for all women. Some embrace it, some fear it, but we all must face it. Find out how real moms felt as they anticipated their 40th birthday, and whether or not crossing this new milestone lived up to the hype. http://www.empoweringparents.com/

Recover from a mom fail

I awoke lazily, feeling strangely refreshed. Glancing at my phone, I saw it was 7:35 a.m. — well past when my snoring husband and snoozing oldest son usually leave for school and work. Then I noticed four missed calls. http://www.empoweringparents.com/

Put deep breathing to work for you

It would seem that breathing would be one thing you couldn’t get wrong. I mean, it’s automatic, right? But whether stress related or just by habit, many of us aren’t getting the most bang we can out of each breath. Want more energy and less stress? http://www.empoweringparents.com/

Kickstarter 101

Kickstarter helps bring creative projects to life. Curious about the nitty-gritty details behind Kickstarter? We’ve got you covered with the hows, the whys and the Kickstarter success stories you need to know about. Kickstarter is changing the face of dream chasing — and getting. http://www.empoweringparents.com/

Can you learn to be patient?

In our culture of instant gratification, it’s easy to lose sight of patience. As moms, we know we want our kids to be more patient, but it’s so hard to model it. Can you change your tune and become a more patient person? http://www.empoweringparents.com/

11 Social media mistakes to avoid

In an age when everything can be posted to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more, should it be? Savvy moms share their social media rules — what to post where and when, and what social media blunders to (definitely) avoid. http://www.empoweringparents.com/